Research Statement

I am interested in the theory of the structure of language, at linguistic, psychological, and anatomical levels of abstraction.

Research Keywords

  • Laos


Grants, Contracts & Research Gifts

  • Bolognese Dialect Research. PI: - 2017. Total project budget to date:


  • French, Functional.
  • Spanish, Functional.
  • Latin, Functional.
  • Ancient Greek (to 1453), Functional.
  • Romanian, Basic.
  • German, Basic.
  • Italian, Fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Italy


  • Edward J. Rubin (date unknown). “Romanian Nominal Structure, Proforms, and Genitive Case Checking,” in Current Issues in Romance Languages, D. Cresti, T. Satterfield, and C. Tortora (Eds), John Benjamins, Amsterdam, pp. 276-289.. Current Issues in Romance Languages. Accepted, .
  • Edward J Rubin (date unknown). Free inversion with blocking of Agree by low Foc0: Evidence from Bolognese. Vol. 3. GLSA University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Accepted, .
  • Edward J. Rubin (date unknown). “Uniform Structural Licensing of NP Adverbials,” in Proceedings of the 17th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, T.-S. Kim and S. Ha (Eds), Korean Generative Grammar Circle, Seoul, pp. 426-441. Uniform Structural Licensing of NP Adverbials. Accepted, .
  • Edward J. Rubin (date unknown). Obligatory dative clitic-doubling of type III experiencers in Bulgnaiṡ. Linguistic Society of America. Accepted, .
  • Edward J. Rubin (date unknown). PCC Effects with Expletives and Non-Associate Postverbal Subjects in Bolognese. Isogloss. Accepted, .
  • Gess, Randall and Edward Rubin (date unknown). Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Romance Linguistics, Current Issues in Linguistic Theory 272. John Benjamins, Amsterdam. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory. Accepted, .
  • A. F. Kaplan (date unknown). Proceedings of the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, Cascadilla Press, Somerville MA. (with A. F. Kaplan, A. S. Kaplan, and M. McCarvel). Proceedings of the 34th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. Accepted, .
  • Edward J. Rubin (date unknown). "Determining Pair-Merge", Linguistic Inquiry 34.4. Linguistic Inquiry. Accepted, .
  • Edward J. Rubin (date unknown). “The Role of Functional Categories in Bilingual Children's Language Mixing and Differentiation,” in World Englishes 15.3, pp. 385-393. (with A. Toribio.). World Englishes. Accepted, .